Charity basketball game set in Calera

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 24, 2006


The Byron De&8217;Vinner Foundation will host its second-straight celebrity charity basketball game this Saturday at 2 p.m. at Calera High School.

Proceeds from the event and a silent auction held the night during the Calera-Altamont boy&8217;s basketball game will go to the De&8217;Vinner Foundation and the Calera Parent Teacher Organization.

The game will see famous athletes from UAB, Alabama and Auburn square off against the Calera high school faculty and staff. The athletes participating include Eric Nation, Antonio London, Darrell Blackburn, Antonio Langham, Steve Stanley, Andrew Zow, Wayne Shaw, Bobby Humphrey, Lamonde Russell, Pierre Goode, Kermit Kendrick, Kerry Goode, Chris Goode, Rob Pate and Chris Woods.

The foundation&8217;s creator, Byron De&8217;Vinner, is a former resident of Calera.

De&8217;Vinner said his foundation works to help troubled kids get off the streets.

Admission for the event is $5 with kids 6 and under admitted free. For more information, call Devonna Snuggs at 665-7194